The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. “Almond” is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.
Almonds are considered the healthiest of nuts. The Almond tree is native to south Asia and the Middle East.
Almonds are used to prepare almond milk, marzipan, nougat etc.
It is used in Indian curries to give them a rich, creamy consistency.
It is said that soaking them overnight and consuming them after removing the skin in the morning, is the best way to have them as this enhances its nutritional value and digestibility.